|Don Quixote, Volume 1 - Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra|
Librivox recording of Don Quixote Volume 1, by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra (transl. John Ormsby). Don Quixote is an early novel written by Spanish author Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra. Cervantes created a fictional origin for the story in the character of the Morisco historian, Cide Hamete Benengeli, whom he claims to have hired to translate the story from an Arabic manuscript he found in Toledo’s bedraggled old Jewish quarter...
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|Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia - Samuel Johnson|
LibriVox recording of Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia, by Samuel Johnson. Read by Martin Geeson. In this enchanting fable (subtitled The Choice of Life), Rasselas and his retinue burrow their way out of the totalitarian paradise of the Happy Valley in search of that triad of eighteenth-century aspiration - life, liberty and happiness. According to that quirky authority, James Boswell, Johnson penned his only work of prose fiction in a handful of days to cover the cost of his mother's funeral...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; adventure; fiction; choice of life
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|The Count of Monte Cristo - Alexandre Dumas|
Librivox recording of The Count of Monte Cristo, by Alexandre Dumas. The Count of Monte Cristo (French: Le Comte de Monte-Cristo) is an adventure novel by Alexandre Dumas, père. It is often considered, along with The Three Musketeers, as Dumas's most popular work. The writing of the work was completed in 1844. Like many of his novels, it is expanded from the plot outlines suggested by his collaborating ghostwriter Auguste Maquet.The story takes place in France, Italy, islands in the Mediterrane...
Keywords: monte cristo; dumas; librivox; audiobook; adventure; romance
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